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Balochistan erupts again: Twin bombs kill 3, injure 12

Balochistan, which borders Afghanistan and Iran, is Pakistan’s largest and poorest province, rife with ethnic, sectarian and separatist insurgencies

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World

‘Balochistan Is Not Pakistan’ trending on Twitter: Here’s why

Did you know Jinnah advocated a free Balochistan? Did you know how the Baloch are distinct from the people of Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran?

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India

Balochistan: A complex struggle for freedom from Pakistan

Balochistan wants freedom from Pakistan. However, even as the oppression of the occupying force is a motivating factor, the Baloch are not a united group.

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India

6 Pakistani soldiers killed as Baloch revolutionaries target convoy

Lahore: At least six Pakistani soldiers were killed in a bomb blast on Friday when militants targeted their convoy in the strife-torn Balochistan province, the army said. The incident took place at Kuch area of Turbat district when the personnel of the Frontier Corps were on a routine patrol, they said. “The militants targeted a […]

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India

31 killed, 36 injured in violence across Pakistan on Election Day

Karachi/Peshawar: At least 31 people were killed, including 28 in a suicide blast outside a polling station in Pakistan’s Quetta city and 36 others injured as several incidents of violence were reported as the country went to polls.   In Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province, a suicide blast targeting a police van killed at least 28 people, […]

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India

US Muhajirs hail India’s statement at UN rights session

Washington: The US-based Muhajir community has welcomed India’s statement in the UN human rights session on state atrocities committed by Pakistan in Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces. “The inclusion of the name of Sindh in India’s statement on human rights violations is an important and encouraging development for 70 million Muhajirs,” Nadeem Nusrat, a US-based […]

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World

China denies plans to build military base in Pakistan

Beijing: China today denied as “unnecessary” speculation reports that it was planning to build a military base at Jiwani in Pakistan’s Balochistan province close to the strategic Chabahar port, which is being jointly developed by India, Iran and Afghanistan. According to reports, Pakistan may allow China to build the military base in Jiwani which is […]

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Editorial Views

Not A Spy

Pakistan’s claims about Kulbhushan Jadhav are laughable, but deriding it for its cock and bull story will not save the Indian in their custody; India must do more

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India

China dismisses Pak general’s allegation of RAW sabotaging

Beijing: China today dismissed a top Pakistani Army General’s allegation that India has established a special intelligence cell at a cost of USD 500 million to sabotage the strategic China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), saying it does not have any such report. Chairman of Pakistan’s Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mehmood Hayat on November […]